Learn the fundamental skills, techniques, technologies, and the hands-on practice necessary to prevent and defend against cyberattacks as part of a SOC team
Prepare for the 200-201 Understanding Cisco Cybersecurity Operations Fundamentals (CBROPS) exam which earns the Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate certification
Who should enroll
This course is designed for individuals seeking a role as an associate-level cybersecurity analyst and IT professionals desiring knowledge in Cybersecurity operations or those in pursuit of the Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate certification including:
Students pursuing a technical degree
Current IT professionals
Recent college graduates with a technical degree
Explain how a Security Operations Center (SOC) operates and describe the different types of services that are performed from a Tier 1 SOC analyst’s perspective.
Explain Network Security Monitoring (NSM) tools that are available to the network security analyst.
Explain the data that is available to the network security analyst.
Describe the basic concepts and uses of cryptography.
Describe security flaws in the TCP/IP protocol and how they can be used to attack networks and hosts.
Understand common endpoint security technologies.
Understand the kill chain and the diamond models for incident investigations, and the use of exploit kits by threat actors.
Identify resources for hunting cyber threats.
Explain the need for event data normalization and event correlation.
Identify the common attack vectors.
Identify malicious activities.
Identify patterns of suspicious behaviors.
Conduct security incident investigations.
Explain the use of a typical playbook in the SOC.
Explain the use of SOC metrics to measure the effectiveness of the SOC.
Explain the use of a workflow management system and automation to improve the effectiveness of the SOC.
Describe a typical incident response plan and the functions of a typical Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT).
Explain the use of Vocabulary for Event Recording and Incident Sharing (VERIS) to document security incidents in a standard format.